2 Historic Women of Campbell You Should Know

Several important, dedicated and determined women have lived in Campbell throughout the decades. This blog post explores two women who lived and worked in Campbell so much so that Campbell would not be the same without them. Louisa Weitzenberg (1861 - 1950) Louisa married Friedrich Weitzenberg in June of 1881 and moved to California from New Jersey. 34-year-old Louisa Weitzenberg nee Martin was appointed postmaster of the Campbell Post Office on July 3, 1895. She was the first female postmaster of Campbell and helped start the city’s rural free mail delivery service, the first service on the west coast in 1896. As postmaster, Weitzenberg supervised the post office departments and helped read

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